Meet Our Rider: Cortney Rothman (USA)

Meet Cortney, a member of Team EqGlobetrotter!

General Information

Name * Cortney Rothman

What country will you represent? * United States



How long have you been riding horses? *

40 years

What is your discipline? *

Hunter/Jumper, Equine assisted Learning and Coaching.

What are your long-term goals for the sport?

To ride and enjoy horses for as long as possible.

Do you have horses? Please tell us about them.

A very sweet , lovely 22 year old Thoroughbred/Dutch Warmblood mare.

What is your training plan? (Include horse riding and any other fitness, training, or research points you feel will help you.)

Ride 3-4x a week, hike forest trails/stairs by my house a 3-4x a week, yoga 3-4x a week.


Gobi Desert Cup

Why are you competing in the Gobi Desert Cup?

Adventure and admiration for Mongolian horses and culture.

What are you looking forward to most?

Riding in the vastness.

What do you feel are your main strengths in competing for the Gobi Desert Cup?

Flexibility, adaptability, willing to learn.

What will be your biggest challenge?

Time in the saddle.

What would you consider a successful ride?

Horses and people finish healthy and happy.

Why should others apply for the GDC?

Do something epic.

“Do something epic”, we couldn’t have said it any better ourselves. Here is to an amazing ride across the vastness of Mongolian Cortney!

Make sure to follow Cortney and her fellow riders during the event on our Facebook page!

Camille Champagne